Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Published on Monday, December 19, 2011

The DC Public Library closes early Saturday, Dec. 24, at 3 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26. Visit the library website 24/7 to download books, music, renew materials, sign up for eNews and eNotices and much more.

Happy holidays from the staff at the Juanita E. Thornton Shepherd Park Library!

Published on Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Black Voices Book Club at Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library will be meeting on Monday, November 21, at 7 p.m. to discuss Tsitsi Dangarembga's novel, Nervous Conditions. You are invited to join the group. If you are interested in reading novels written by African-American, Caribbean and African authors, this club is for you.

To learn more about the club, past books read and more, please become our fan on Facebook by searching for "Black Voices Book Club-Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library." We look forward to your joining us on November 21 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the library.

"Sundays at Tiffany's" by James Patterson

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2011

Book cover of Sundays at Tiffany'sOn December 7, the Shepherd Park Book Club will discuss Sundays at Tiffany's by James Patterson.  The book club meets the first Wednesday of the month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

Books are available for checkout at the circulation desk. 

As always, we welcome everyone, and we look forward to serving you.

"The Wealth Cure" by Hill Harper

Published on Thursday, October 27, 2011

Book cover of The Wealth CureHill Harper had an awakening that presented itself in the form of a life-threatening physical condition, and for Hill, this was a life-changing moment. I have read stories and heard the stories of others who have gone through a health issue and realized that the only thing that matters is your internal happiness and the joy you create for yourself. 

Published on Monday, October 17, 2011

Another series of computer classes for beginners at the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library started on Thursday, October 6. The series will last until November 10, and meets on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration has started for the next session. To register, please call 202-541-6100 or stop by the library at 7420 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20012.

Hurry, because the class fills up quickly.

Below is a brief summary of the course outline:

  • An introduction for beginners
  • Keyboard essentials
  • Filing fundamentals
  • The internet
  • E-mail

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2011

The next six-week session computer class for beginners at Shepherd Park Library will begin on October 6. Classes meet on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Topics covered are:

  • an introduction for beginners
  • essentials of the keyboard
  • filing fundamentals
  • the Internet
  • e-mail

To register, please call 202-541-6100, or stop by the library at 7420 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20012.

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Black Voices Book Club met on Monday, September 19, at Shepherd Park Library to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. The club also celebrated its two-year anniversary.

To start its third year, the club will meet on Monday, October 17, and will discuss its 25th book, Toni Morrison's Sula.

If you are interested in reading novels authored by African-American, Caribbean and African authors, this is your book club. You can join any time by calling 202-541-6100, or visiting the library at 7420 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20012.

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011

Book cover of The Other Wes Moore

The Shepherd Park Book Club will discuss the DC Reads pick for 2011, The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore on November 2, at 1:30 p.m. 

We have books available for checkout at the circulation desk. This is a wonderful event that takes place every year, "One Book, One City, One Good Read." 

For more information, please contact us at 202-541-6100.

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011

Book cover of In the company of cheerful ladies

The Shepherd Park book club will discuss In The Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith on Wednesday October 5, at 1:30 p.m. 

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate!

Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Dear Neighbors,

September marks the two-year anniversary of the Black Voices Book Club at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library, and we want you to join us.

The book club meets the third Monday night of each month, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., on the second floor of the library. The book club focuses on fiction by African-American, Caribbean and African authors. Books we select are available in the DC Public Library system and are placed on hold for club members to check out.

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